This May 16, we’ll be just eight days away from the 2013 NewNowNext Media Conference. Come and join your fellow conference goers in a pre-conference, pre-party mixer! We welcome the many new AAJA members who have signed up as we’ve geared up for this year’s annual event. Expand your networks and meet new friends in the AAJA family before the hustle and … Continue reading
Can’t make it to the New.Now.Next Media Conference at HKU? We’ve got you covered. Tune in to N3con.com for live video-streaming of some panels (see schedule below). The live-stream will appear here on May 25 and 26. Or follow and interact with us on Twitter, using the hashtag #n3con. Your best bet is to stay … Continue reading
How did Bloomberg get the scoop on Xi Jinping’s family wealth? What is it like reporting from Pyongyang? Find out which media organizations are hiring. We’ve got your all-access pass to Kristie Lu Stout of CNN; Jean Lee, Korea bureau chief of the Associated Press; Barbara Demick, Beijing bureau chief of the Los Angeles Times; … Continue reading
AAJA-Asia’s third annual journalism conference, organized in conjunction with the Journalism & Media Studies Centre @ HKU, is expanding into a two-day event this year! Held on May 25-26, the NewNowNext Media Conference (#N3Con) will mix more panels, more workshops and more speakers to take journalists in the Asia region to the next level: including … Continue reading
@AAJAAsia’s Tokyo conference starts TONIGHT. @kmorit,@wwtang,@eieayo, Ching-Ching Ni,Michael Logan@NMAtv, jason bang are flying in. Welcome! Yuriko Nagano Thu, Nov 15 2012 17:19:37 ReplyRetweetFavorite @AAJAAsia’s Ginza welcome mixer will be hosted by the architects of the #Tokyo conference, @AkikoFujita & @RinaNakanoTV http://bit.ly/SZyuQn Yuriko Nagano Thu, Nov 15 2012 21:17:20 ReplyRetweetFavorite .@AAJAasia’s ‘Weekend in Tokyo’ event kicks … Continue reading
AAJA-Asia in Tokyo has organized a mini-conference for our regional members, set for November 16-18. It will combine panel discussions and an excursion in Tokyo, which are all open to the public and free for AAJA members and nonmembers. The interactive weekend will start with a members-only workshop on mobile journalism with Toshi Maeda on … Continue reading
Preparations are in full swing for the upcoming conference in New York City Aug. 21-24, 2013. Organizers are seeking suggestions for the conference, so take a survey about what you’d like to see by Oct. 15. If you’re interested in presenting, pitch your panel ideas by Oct. 31. Follow @aaja2013nyc for convention updates on Twitter. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with comments or questions. And use the … Continue reading
Heard of the Banana Conferences in Los Angeles? Those Asian American blogger meet-ups are back this year in a much bigger way. AAJA Los Angeles is presenting the V3 Digital Media Conference this weekend — and the world can watch and join the discussion. The conference brings together digital journalists, bloggers and social media honchos for wide-ranging … Continue reading
AAJA-Asia was named AAJA’s 2012 Chapter of the Year at the UNITY Convention in Las Vegas recently. The chapter — which covers Tokyo, Beijing, Seoul, Hong Kong and regions in Southeast Asia — has seen exponential growth in the past year. Here’s the rest of the announcement: AAJA-Asia President Ken Moritsugu has been an innovator … Continue reading
The UNITY convention is less than a week away, and we can’t wait to talk shop with members of our sister chapters — as well as NABJ, NAJA and NLGJA — in the States. On Thursday, Aug. 2, the AAJA-Asia contingent and friends are meeting for happy hour and to catch up. Details below. When: … Continue reading
AAJA-Asia’s own National Board Representative Chi-Chi Zhang of CNN will moderate a panel at the UNITY convention in Las Vegas next month. She will talk to Farland Chang of WorldBizWatch and Michael Logan of NextMedia Animation about working overseas. The panel, “Emerging Markets, Emerging Jobs,” is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 3 from 10:45am to noon. What: … Continue reading
Today’s the last day to pre-register for the UNITY12 convention in Las Vegas. You save US$200 by signing up online here. Now for step two: find a roommate to share a Mandalay Bay room. Check out the UNITY12 Roommate Bulletin here.
AAJA-Asia members not only live-tweeted the conference in Seoul over the weekend, some were speakers and many more participated in the discussions — and trekked up to the 38th parallel to the DMZ. We all had our cameras on hand too. Here’s some of what AAJA-Asia president Ken Moritsugu and vice president Ramy Inocencio captured: … Continue reading
In the United States for the summer? Give your career a boost by attending UNITY12′s workshops, discussions and networking events (including the best karaoke party). Only five days left to pre-register for the quadrennial convention in Las Vegas (August 1-4)! You save US$200 by signing up before June 29. Now, the rate for AAJA members is … Continue reading
Follow #netnews and @AAJAAsia for all the latest at the East-West Center Media Conference in Seoul this weekend.
Only 10 days left for pre-registration to the UNITY12 convention in Las Vegas! The convention occurs once every four years and is the ultimate journalists’ gathering. So if you are in the United States around August 1-4, it’s worth swinging by Vegas’ Mandalay Bay. The rate for AAJA members is US$225 for students, US$400 for … Continue reading
The Journalism & Media Studies Centre at the University of Hong Kong has uploaded high-quality videos of the 2012 AAJA-JMSC Media Conference. Coverage by student journalists is available here. #AAJA12 tweets from the conference are archived here. All photos are posted here.
Experts on the Middle Kingdom’s politics, economy and human rights in 2012 kick off this year’s AAJA-JMSC conference. AAJA-Asia member Phil Pan, former Washington Post Beijing bureau chief, is our political expert; Chief Asia Economist Stephen Schwartz from BBVA is our finance guru; and Joshua Rosenzweig, a China human rights expert and former Senior Manager at The Dui Hua Foundation, fill out this … Continue reading
We get the freshest juice on Apple with Marketplace’s China correspondent. Rob Schmitz forced a rare retraction on a recent episode of the popular radio show This American Life. He visits us from Shanghai and sits down for a one-on-one lightning round with AAJA’s Zela Chin of TVB to share his story and the latest news about this tech giant. Continue … Continue reading
Ever felt used or abused? Hear from public relations experts and journalists on how we can best cultivate beneficial relationships – and not get spammed or hounded every day. Thomas Crampton, Asia-Pacific Social Media Director at Ogilvy & Mather and former University of Hong Kong professor; Tamora Leonard, Vice-President at APCO Worldwide and former Reuters journalist; and Susan Field, CEO … Continue reading
Is your phone the only reporting gear you need? Stephen Quinn, Digital Development Editor at the South China Morning Post, gives us a hands-on “How-To” for reporting with our mobile phones… Continue reading >>
If you’re on Instagram in Hong Kong, then you should know Tyson Wheatley. He’s the city’s co-founder of Instayay, a club for Instagram obsessives. Since starting the group with two friends in 2011, Wheatley now has more than 60,000 followers as he snaps his way through his Hong Kong life. He tells us … Continue reading >>
We hear from news anchors, editors and bloggers about best practices for building and keeping up your online social presence. This power panel includes Kristie Lu Stout, Dan Gillmor and Jay Oatway … Continue reading >>
Did you know Asia’s first social media laboratory was founded right here in Hong Kong? James She, HKUST professor and director of the university’s NIE Social Media Lab, shows us the “science behind the social” …